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  • Start date details

    Start of new term or academic year

  • Closing date

    31 August 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: Hours flexible up to 28.08 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,812 - £21,968

Actual salary

13,524.94 (dependant on length of service)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a candidate who is keen, motivated and able to work as part of a team. The successful applicant will preferably have experience of working in a school setting.

The successful applicant will have proven experience of working with children or young people and will be able to demonstrate commitment and expertise in improving educational and social outcomes. You will be enthusiastic, empathetic, patient and approachable, with a genuine commitment to supporting children’s learning.

Specific to this post:

  • To support teaching and learning of a named SEND pupil/s as directed by the Learning Support Coordinator to help them achieve their expected levels of progress.
  • Work with subject teachers to differentiate work and prepare for use by SEND pupils.
  • To support the personal organisation and interactions of named SEND pupil/s, to enable them to participate fully in the Academy.
  • To support the behaviour of named SEND pupil/s to help them remain in the classroom and participate fully in lessons.
  • Collate information on student’s abilities as directed.
  • Attend EHCP review meetings as directed.
  • Support named pupils, providing individual advice and guidance.
  • To support the physical needs of pupils, ensuring access to the curriculum and the academy buildings and activities.
  • Be prepared to undertake training in the specific demands of supporting pupils with SEND.

What the school offers its staff

Please visit https://www.bayeducationtrust.org/job-vacancies/ to view the candidate information pack.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process please email personnel@bayeducationtrust.org

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About Paignton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1528 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

At Paignton Academy, we seek to develop all students, both academically and socially, as well as culturally and emotionally. During their time at Paignton Academy, we will ensure that students receive excellent teaching and learning within a highly disciplined but supportive environment, so that they have the very best opportunity to be their best self. More than this, we also develop a deep sense of social, civic and personal responsibility within our students.

We set very high expectations and focus on areas such as kindness and community whilst ensuring that good work, citizenship, progress and attainment is always formally recognised and celebrated throughout the school.

‘Leaders and staff promote a sense of belonging at Paignton Academy, with the view that ‘we may be two sites but we are one school’ Osfted July 2022

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